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5 therapist-recommended tips to stay mentally strong when you're working from home

Scheduling fun activities can help you stay mentally strong during isolation. Eugenio Marongiu/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, author, and host of the Mentally Strong People podcast. If you're feeling isolated or disconnected while working from home, Morin says starting new daily habits can help. Schedule fun activities outside of work, connect with friends, and practice mental strength exercises throughout the day.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. It's...
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If your New Year's resolutions are already slipping, here are 7 ways to get back on track, according to a psychotherapist

It's never too late to reevaluate your goals and start fresh. Thomas Barwick Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. If you're struggling to keep up with your New Year's goals, Morin suggests reassessing your choices and being more realistic with what you want to achieve. Evaluate your commitment and readiness to change, and develop a clear strategy that allows for obstacles and potential setbacks. Vi...
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I moved from Maine to Florida to work from home from a sailboat in 2016. Here's why it was the best decision I ever made.

The author, Amy Morin, on her sailboat home with her dog. Amy Morin Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. In 2016, she and her husband moved from Maine to Florida to live in a sailboat off the Florida Keys; she says it's the best decision they've ever made. Besides saving money on state income tax, Morin says living in Florida has allowed her to exercise more, enjoy the outdoors year-round, and spend mo...
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Trump supporters rally to overturn the 2020 election, even as the courts continue striking down lawsuits contesting the results

"We came here to fight for our freedom," said Melissa Regan from Pike County, Ohio. "We are tired of the corruption, of the stealing of this election." Andrew Lichtenstein/Business Insider As President Donald Trump continues to falsely insist he won the presidential election, his supporters are rallying behind him. They gathered in droves today in Washington, DC, to defend Trump's unsubstantiated accusations of mass voter fraud that have been disproven many times over the last month. Presi...
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10 toxic behaviors of parents that make children less functional in adulthood

Being unreceptive to your child's emotions can stunt their emotional and mental growth. djedzura/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. She explains it doesn't always take an extreme mistreatment or neglect to create damaged children; sometimes seemingly minor parenting behaviors can have a serious impact. Morin says parents who invalidate their children's feelings by telling them not to...
Tags: Health, Kids, Parenting, Parents, Advice, Trends, Strategy, Nordic, Therapist, Raising Kids, Morin, Amy Morin, Mental Strength, Mary Trump, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019


How to bring up salary questions and negotiate compensation in a job interview

Discussions around starting salaries should start in the interview process. EMS-FORSTER-PRODUCTIONS/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. Although many people are hesitant to discuss money during a job interview, Morin says it's better to bring up compensation early in the conversation. She suggests offering up the range you would accept, with the low end of your range being around your des...
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Putting holiday decorations up early can boost your mood if you're working from home, according to a psychotherapist

Putting up decorations could be the best thing to do when you're feeling down about the holidays. Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. The holidays are going to look different for everyone working from home this year, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out on holiday cheer.  Morin says doing things that stir up nostalgia, like decorating your house or looking t...
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4 steps parents working from home can take to support their kids' mental health and virtual learning

Using phrases like "I can see you're really frustrated" can help your child feel validated when learning remotely. Erin Lester/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. As millions of kids are studying from home during the pandemic, Morin says it's critical for parents to help their children stay mentally strong and focus on their psychological well-being. If your child is complaining about...
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How to fend off seasonal affective disorder this winter in the pandemic

Sometimes, something as simple as changing your mindset can drastically improve your mood. Crystal Cox/Business Insider Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. As we approach our first winter in a pandemic, she says it's more critical than ever to prepare ourselves for the potential onset of seasonal affective disorder — also known as SAD. Morin recommends getting sunlight early in the day, whether by sit...
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Here's what most people are talking to their online therapists about during this strange, stressful year

In a virtual therapy session, no topic is off limits — especially if it's health, government, or current events. Recep-bg/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. Contrary to popular belief, Morin says topics like current events, pandemic problems, and election stress are totally OK to discuss in virtual therapy. According to Verywell Mind, virtual therapy is helping people cope with new c...
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5 habits for coping with stress that are actually making your anxiety worse

Scrolling through your phone can distract you momentarily from negative thoughts, but screen time can actually interfere with your sleep. Crystal Cox/Business Insider Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. If you struggle with anxiety, she says, you may find yourself looking for coping mechanisms that offer instant relief during moments of panic. While it's important to do something that makes you feel b...
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I'm a therapist who traded in typical self-care advice for daily adrenaline boosts. Here's why it's working — and how anyone can put it into practice.

Amy Morin on her sailboat home with her dog. Amy Morin Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. During the pandemic, Morin has been working from her sailboat home with little social interaction or outside activities, which she says for some can be a recipe for depression. Instead of going the traditional self-care route, she decided to step up her routine by scheduling time every day to take her WaveRunner...
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How to keep election stress from affecting you too much at work

Put a stop to the doom-scrolling. Hiep Yu/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. Anxiety about the election can take a huge toll on your mental health, productivity, and job performance. Morin says doom-scrolling, heated workplace political discussions, and working tirelessly can only heighten your election-related stress. To curb these feelings, divide your work schedule into short chunks, practice good self care, and take...
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A therapist shares how to remain stable when it feels like your world is crumbling

Mentally strong people take action and seek help when they're feeling down. Sladic/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. As a therapist, Morin has counseled many people during their darkest moments. She says people with the greatest mental fortitude tend to do certain things when they're feeling overwhelmed or going through a rough patch.  Among other healthy habits, strong people make ...
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11 signs that your job is making your life miserable and that it may be time for a change

Physical signs of depression include stomach pain and headaches. WAYHOME studio/Shutterstock Every job has its ups and downs. But there can be a serious issue if your job is constantly downs, according to Amy Morin, the author of "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do." If your job is dominating your every thought — particularly all of the things that have gone wrong, or all of the reasons you don't want to go — it can negatively impact your time away from work. If something good happe...
Tags: Work, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Features, Mental Health, Depression, Nordic, Work Stress, Morin, Contributor, Amy Morin, Things Mentally Strong People Don, Natalie Walters, Ian Walton Getty, WAYHOME


5 ways to motivate yourself when you're feeling stuck in a rut

It can be easy to get stuck in a rut and feel unmotivated during social isolation. yougoigo/Shutterstock Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author.During the pandemic, it's been easy for some people to fall into a mundane, day-to-day routine that can leave them feeling stuck or unmotivated.Morin says to these feelings of boredom can be reduced by incorporating new habits into your schedule that you can look f...
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How mentally strong people use simplicity to set themselves up for professional and personal success

Overexerting yourself at work can often take a toll on your mental health. Gu/Getting Images Having a full work and social schedule can be enjoyable for some, but overextending yourself with external activity can also be distracting and harmful to your mental health. Psychotherapist Amy Morin explains that people often confuse a lack of focus or inspiration with mental weakness, when its really due to decision fatigue from having too much on your plate. Morin says simplifying different are...
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10 things mentally strong professionals do differently

Getty/Maskot Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. On her podcast, she interviews successful professionals from all walks of life, from business people and entrepreneurs to athletes and musicians, to ask about how they build mental strength. There are misconceptions that successful people are fearless — they're not, Morin says. They're just more willing to push themselves to face their fears.  Morin sa...
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I'm a therapist who traded in typical self-care advice for going wave running in the Florida Keys. Here's why it's working — and how anyone can put the spirit behind it into practice.

Amy Morin on her sailboat home with her dog. Amy Morin Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. During the pandemic, Morin has been working from her sailboat home with little social interaction or outside activities, which she says for some can be a recipe for depression. Instead of going the traditional self-care route, she decided to step up her routine by scheduling time every day to take her WaveRunner...
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5 things mentally strong people do in work and life that seem counterintuitive (but they're not)

Mentally strong people eliminate distractions, reflect on their mistakes, and know when to quit. Kelvin Murray/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. While some people might make decisions that seem counterintuitive to being strong, Morin explains these choices are critical to building mental strength. Mentally strong people know when to quit, slow down, ask for help, change their work envir...
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10 habits of strong professionals who aren't concerned with what other people think

Confident professionals don't let others overshadow or diminish their success. filadendron/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. She says she works to help people be confident in making their own choices and career decisions, even if coworkers or family members disapprove. Morin says mentally strong people let go of people who don't support them, establish personal and professional bou...
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10 toxic behaviors from parents that make children less functional in adulthood

Being unreceptive to your child's emotions can stunt their emotional and mental growth. djedzura/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. She explains it doesn't always take an extreme mistreatment or neglect to create damaged children; sometimes seemingly minor parenting behaviors can have a serious impact. Morin says parents who invalidate their children's feelings by telling them not to...
Tags: Health, Kids, Parenting, Parents, Advice, Trends, Strategy, Nordic, Therapist, Raising Kids, Morin, Amy Morin, Mental Strength, Mary Trump, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019


If work is taking a toll on your mental health, you can find balance by simplifying other areas of your life

Overexerting yourself at work can often take a toll on your mental health. Gu/Getting Images Having a full work and social schedule can be enjoyable for some, but overextending yourself with external activity can also be distracting and harmful to your mental health. Psychotherapist Amy Morin explains that people often confuse a lack of focus or inspiration with mental weakness, when its really due to decision fatigue from having too much on your plate. Morin says simplifying different are...
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7 questions I get asked most often as a mental strength coach

Amy Morin. Courtesy of Amy Morin Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. In 18 years studying mental strength, she says people most frequently ask her how to get started building their mental strength, and how to tell if they're making progress. Struggling with mental health issues like depression or anxiety doesn't make you weak, Morin explains. Building mental strength is a steady, progressive process. ...
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The critical difference between mental strength and resilience, according to a psychotherapist

Mental strength is a practice where there's always room for improvement. lechatnoir/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. She explains that resilience is a defensive strategy for getting through tough times, while mental strength is more of an offensive strategy. If you want to specifically build your mental strength, Morin recommends exercises like writing in a gratitude journal and st...
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4 reasons your mental strength may be on the decline — and how to build it up

Even in a world with more wellness resources than ever, many people still struggle finding help for mental health issues. Josef Lindau/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. As a college psychology instructor, Morin says that each year, she sees more and more students struggling to develop the mental strength needed to thrive in adulthood. She says that mental strength is on a decline across...
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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec. PÉNAL (DROIT) : Il n’est pas incompatible avec les arrêts Snooks c. Procureur général du Canada (C.A., 2020-04-24), 2020 QCCA 586, SOQUIJ AZ-51684237, 2020EXP-1076, et Paul c. Lalande (Archambaul...
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5 factors that may make some people mentally stronger than others

If your friend seems like they're struggling, let them know that you care and are there for them. Bhupi/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. Through her work as a therapist as well as the recent launch of her podcast called "Mentally Strong People," Morin says she's met many mentally disciplined and resilient people and analyzed what sets them apart. Life experiences, personality trait...
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5 factors that can make some people mentally stronger than others

If your friend seems like they're struggling, let them know that you care and are there for them. Bhupi/Getty Images Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. Through her work as a therapist as well as the recent launch of her podcast called "Mentally Strong People," Morin says she's met many mentally disciplined and resilient people and analyzed what sets them apart. Life experiences, personality trait...
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7 lessons about mental strength I learned from being a therapist

Amy Morin. Courtesy of Amy Morin Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, mental strength coach, and international bestselling author. In her years working as a mental health professional, Morin says her understanding of what mental strength is has evolved, and adds that most people have misconceptions when it comes to mental strength. It's very possible to be mentally strong in one area of your life but not in another, Morin explains, and says that mental strength ...
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